Operations order 16 September 1944



Operations order 16 September 1944
Operational programme for 17 September 1944 Serial No. 173/44


Lists crews and aircraft for operations on 17 September 1944. Fourth member of each crew is underlined and ticked. One crew is flying with second pilot. Includes duty personnel.



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[Underlined] NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON 16TH SEPTEMBER, 1944. [/underlined]
[Underlined] LM.654.L. (III) [/underlined]
F/Lt. Anning.
Sgt. Snedker.
F/S. Cardwell.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. [overwritten] Riddiford [/overwritten] [handwritten] Presnail. [/handwritten] [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
F/O. Slater.
Sgt. Vance.
Sgt. Retter.
[Underlined] PB.190/G.J. (III) [/underlined]
F/Lt. Davey.
Sgt. Rawcliffe.
F/O. Young.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Roddie. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Oiliphant.
F/S. Arnold.
Sgt. Morley.
[Underlined] PB.235.G. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Evans.
Sgt. Snoxell.
F/S. Hunter.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Harper. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Fearn.
Sgt. Vause.
Sgt. Cahill.
[Underlined] LM.625.H. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Slade.
Sgt. Crammond.
F/S. Henderson.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Shute. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Bishop.
Sgt. Thornton.
F/S. Spankie.
[Underlined] ND.869/G.M. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Coventry.
Sgt. Shuttleworth.
Sgt. Ayre.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Gibson. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Wood.
Sgt. Perkins.
Sgt. Lewis.
[Underlined] [deleted] LM.654.L. [/deleted] [handwritten] F [/handwritten] (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Croker.
Sgt. Mitchell.
Sgt. Jordan.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Marwood. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
F/S. Henshaw.
Sgt. Wilcox.
Sgt. Williams.
[Underlined] PB.189/G.A. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Poole.
Sgt. Wild.
F/S. Stephenson.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Matthews. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Clulow.
F/S. Easterling.
F/S. McDougal.
[Underlined] ND.631.B. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Mangos.
Sgt. Fitzpatrick.
Sgt. Finlayson.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Sheehan. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Harvey.
Sgt. James.
Sgt. Jones.
[Underlined] LM.648.K. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Grayson.
Sgt. McKenzie.
Sgt. Harris.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Pettit. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Williams, D.
Sgt. Williams, A.G.
[Underlined] LM.170.E. (I) [/underlined]
[deleted] G/C. Jeudwine. DSO. [/deleted]
Sgt. Fox.
Sgt. Crang.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Pooley. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Butcher.
W/O. Oates.
Sgt. Hunt.
+F/O. Jory.
[Underlined] PB.251/G.O. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Freestone.
Sgt. Post.
F/S. Gage.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Cossart. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Taylor.
Sgt. Bullivant.
Sgt. Henders.
[Underlined] PB.380.S. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Boswell.
F/Lt. Hayward.
Sgt. Meakin.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Creed. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
F/Lt. Hughes.
Sgt. Merry.
Sgt. Leslie.
[Underlined] PB.417.R. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Heath.
Sgt. Smith.
Sgt. Bennett.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. LaForest. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Parkinson.
Sgt. Pyper.
Sgt. Coutts.
[Underlined] LM.645.P. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Hart.
Sgt. Smith.
F/S. Green.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Bell. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Codrai.
Sgt. Snape.
F/S. Lillywhite.
[Underlined] PB.534.Q. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Richardson.
Sgt. Matley.
Sgt. Davison.
[handwritten underlined] F/S. Stevens. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Marshall.
Sgt. Harris.
Sgt. Bowsher.
[Underlined] PB.360.V. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Worrall.
Sgt. Wilson.
Sgt. Fuller.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Clements. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Watt.
Sgt. Judd.
Sgt. Maidment.
[Underlined] LM.655.U. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Wood.
Sgt. Ingham.
Sgt. Edmunds.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Spence. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Castle.
W/O. Cole. DFM.
Sgt. Pepperdine.
[Underlined] ND.578.Y. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Kennedy.
Sgt. Olsan.
F/S. Kelly.
[handwritten underlined] F/O. Jones. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Short.
Sgt. McBurney.
Sgt. Cohen.
[Underlined] LM.650.T. (III) [/underlined]
F/O. Thompson.
Sgt. Thorn.
Sgt. Humber.
[handwritten underlined] Sgt. Smith. [/handwritten underlined] [tick]
Sgt. Wicks.
Sgt. Lee.
Sgt. Padgett.
[Underlined] PB.424.X. (III) [/underlined]
S/L. Bird.
F/O. Brooks.
F/O. Paul.
[handwritten double underlined] F/O. Adams. [/handwritten double underlined] [tick]
F/S. Murris.
F/Lt. Clarke.
F/O. Willis.
[Underlined] DUTY CREW. [/underlined]
F/O. Presnail.
Sgt. Holmes.
F/S. Hookes.
Sgt. Meredith.
Sgt. Furlong.
Sgt. Watson.
BRIEFING: [blank]
CAPTAINS: [blank]
MAIN: [blank]
BRIEFING: [blank]
MEALS: [blank]
NOTE:- + = 2nd. Pilot.
Officer i/c. Flying – S/Ldr. Millington.
Duty F/Engineer – To be detailed;
Duty Electricians – L.A.C’s. Neary, Orr.
Duty Photos - Sgt. White.
Duty Sigs. – Sgt. O’Meara & L.A.C. Moore.
Duty Armr. NCO’s. – To be detailed;
Duty Flight NCOs – Sgts. Jordan, Rubenstein.
Duty Clerk – L.A.C. MEARS;
Duty Sigs.Officer – To be detailed
Duty F/E. Officer – To be detailed
Duty A/B. Officer – F/Lt. Lowry.
Duty Gunnery – To be detailed
Duty Radar – F/Lt. Savage. DFC. & Sgt. Edwards..
[Signature] E O Collcutt [/signature] F/Lt, for Wing Commander, Commanding, No.44 (Rhodesia) Sqdn


E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Operations order 16 September 1944,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 6, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7536.

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